Tag: ministry of external affairs

MEA’s Afghan Cell works 24×7; ascertaining assistance sought by stranded Indians

A round-the-clock special cell set up by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) following the Taliban takeover of Kabul has been focusing on keeping track...

Qatari special envoy for conflict resolution meets EAM S Jaishankar

The rapid deterioration of the security situation in Afghanistan is a “serious matter”, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Saturday after meeting Qatari special...

India trashes Pak’s claim of its role in attack near Hafiz Saeed’s residence in Lahore

India on Thursday strongly trashed as “baseless propaganda” Pakistan’s claim that it was behind a bomb blast near the house of JuD chief Hafiz Saeed...

Conned by agents: 1 complaint a day from Indians abroad

(This story originally appeared in on Jun 23, 2021) BENGALURU: As another season of Indians leaving for jobs and studies abroad begins, ministry of external...

VVIP chopper scam case: Christian Michel’s family pleads for UK government intervention

The family of Christian Michel, based in the UK and France, on Thursday expressed concern for his well-being amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in India...

Singapore netizens accuse Delhi CM Kejriwal of ‘spreading misinformation’ on Covid, seek apology

Netizens in Singapore have called out Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for claiming that a “very dangerous” strain of the COVID-19 was prevalent in the...

Extradition of Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi figures in India-UK virtual summit

The issue of extradition of Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi figured in a virtual summit between India and the UK on Tuesday, with Prime Minister...

MEA forms group to assist Embassies requiring Covid related support

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has formed a group to support New Delhi-based embassies and diplomats who require any assistance on Covid-related ailments amid...

India ‘fully determined’ to do whatever necessary to overcome COVID challenge: Jaishankar to Wang

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday emphasised to his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi the need for China to keep open transport corridors and cargo...

Jaishankar calls for full implementation of Moscow pact on Ladakh row during call with Chinese FM | India News

NEW DELHI: Asserting that it was necessary to complete the process of disengagement in eastern Ladakh “at the earliest”, external affairs minister S Jaishankar on...

SC adjourns criminal prosecution against two Italian marines for killing two fishermen off Kerala coast in 2012 | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the matter for a week, related to the closing of the criminal prosecution against two Italian marines...

Hindu mistaken for Muslim buried in Saudi Arabia; HC hearing widow’s plea directs MEA official to appear with status report | India News

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed senior official of the Ministry of External Affairs to remain present in the court with the...

Freedom House report ‘misleading, incorrect, misplaced’: India on ‘partly free’ status

The government on Friday strongly rebutted a Freedom House report downgrading India’s status to a “partly free” country, calling it “misleading, incorrect and misplaced”, and...

British lawmakers to debate safety of protesters and press freedom on Monday: Key developments | India News

NEW DELHI: The farmers’ protest is reverberating among the British lawmakers who are set to debate the issue of safety of protesters in the House...

Disengagement at all friction points necessary to consider de-escalation of troops: India to China

Asserting that peace and tranquillity on the border is essential for development of bilateral relations, India has told China that disengagement at all friction points...

Reviewing LAC disengagement: Jaishankar-Wang Yi discuss implementation of Moscow agreement

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday afternoon spoke to Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi reviewed the disengagement process along the LAC in Eastern Ladakh...

‘Sethi’s linguistic & strategising skills were legendary’ | India News

( By Harsh V Shringla) I was deeply saddened and pained to learn of the death of ambassador Ranjit Sethi. Ambassador Sethi was by far...

Jaishankar meets Mauritius foreign minister; reviews ‘excellent’ bilateral relations

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday called on Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth and held talks with Foreign Minister M Alan Ganoo during which...

‘Toolkit’ case has revealed a lot, MEA responded to irresponsible remarks by some celebrities: Jaishankar

Vijaywada: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday said that there was a reason why MEA reacted to the remarks of some celebrities in relation...

Vaccines: No request received from Pakistan for coronavirus vaccines: MEA Spokesperson

New Delhi: India on Friday said it has not received any request for coronavirus vaccines from Pakistan and that it is undertaking commercial supplies of...

India has always pursued independent foreign policy: MEA on S-400 purchase from Russia

India has always pursued an independent foreign policy that also applies to its defence acquisitions and supplies, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on...

India asks Pakistan to ensure early release of Indian prisoners

New Delhi: India on Friday called on Pakistan to release and repatriate 185 Indian fishermen and three civilian prisoners whose nationality has already been confirmed...

MEA on Russia ties: False stories in important ties is particularly irresponsible

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of External Affairs on Wednesday lashed out at a media report which alleged that India-Russia annual summit was postponed this year...

Kashmiri political organisation strongly condemns ‘biased, fabricated’ report by EU Disinfo Lab | India News

NEW DELHI: United Kashmir People’s National Party (UKPNP), a political organisation in Jammu and Kashmir, on Saturday strongly condemned a report by EU Disinfo Lab,...

India, EU explore sanctions as a tool to combat international terror

New Delhi: India and EU eyeing to elevate their security and strategic partnership have explored sanctions as a tool to combat terrorism, including designations of...